[Histonet] PFA v. formalin

K.R. Vinod dr.vinod.kr <@t> gmail.com
Wed Aug 9 22:54:20 CDT 2006

 Hello Melissa

Usually, tissues are fixed in 4% PFA (Paraformaldehyde) for 3 to 4 hours at
4 °C.  10% formalin in PBS can also be used.
Tissues fixed for long time in formalin may not give good result. However,
it depends on what type of tissue you are using.

K.R. Vinod, Ph.D.
Glenmark Research Centre, New Bombay.

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